Issue 108 | Spring 2021
The cover features work by Scott Erickson, who has created downloadable, printable Stations of the Cross that have been installed in and out of churches all over the world. Also inside: Posthumous prose poems by John Ashbery that riff on Jesus’s servant parables. James K.A. Smith on criticism that leaves room for love. Lucia Senesi on filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky’s fascination with the Madonna del Parto. Randy Boyagoda reviews new novels by Chelsea Bieker and Daniel Hornsby. Filmmaker Ryan Lauterio on a surprising art collector. An interview with Crystal Wilkinson on cooking, memory, seeing rural Black life, and the healing power of nature for Black women. Morgan Meis on the Georgia O’Keeffe the critics miss. Fiction: Rose Whitmore’s elegy for a racetrack; Ed Falco on what the river sweeps away. Poems by Linda Gregerson, Steve Kronen, and more. Anna Anderson on the strange thrill of mushroom hunting. And Elijah Teitelbaum asks an absurd question: will we ever feel nostalgic for 2020?